J&K: 4 dead, 14 injured after fire breaks out in scrap shop; LG Sinha announces ex-gratia

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): At least four people were killed and 14 others got injured after a fire broke out in a scrap shop in Jammu district leading to a cylinder blast on Monday evening, police said.

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the families of the deceased in the incident, Rs 1 lakh to seriously injured and Rs 25,000 to those who sustained minor injuries. The incident took place at around 6.15 pm.

“An ex-gratia of Rs 5 Lakh each to be given to the families of the deceased in Jammu LPG Cylinder blast incident. Ex gratia of Rs 1 Lakh to be given to the seriously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries,” Office of the LG tweeted.

“Four people died and 14 got injured after a fire broke out in a scrap shop around 6.15 pm. Cylinders inside the shop also exploded,” Mukesh Singh, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu Zone told media persons.

Rescue operation is underway. (ANI)

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